Savoir-faire and the Frame of the Cure with Paola Mieli at Après Coup

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Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association presents
Savoir-faire and the Frame of the Cure
Paola Mieli

Friday, January 10, 2014 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The School of Visual Arts
136 West 21st Street, Room 408, New York, NY

Clinical understanding and the direction of the cure in psychoanalysis differ from those of all other clinical practices. Based on selected readings of Freud’s and Lacan’s texts, this seminar will address the specificity of clinical analysis and its aim, and reflect on savoir-faire in the transference. Particular attention will be paid to the various components that constitute the psychoanalytic frame of the cure and orient its direction, underlining the singularity of each analytic act.

Seminar schedule: January 10 and January 31; March 21; April 4; May 9; June 13, 2014

Readings: Each meeting will include a discussion on specific readings, which will be decided meeting by meeting. The first meeting will begin approaching Freud’s Papers on Technique.

Paola Mieli is a psychoanalyst practicing in New York City. She is the president of Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association (New York), a member of Le Cercle Freudien (Paris), of Insistance (Paris), of Encore (Paris), an honorary member of The European Federation of Psychoanalysis (Strasbourg), and an Associate Researcher at the Centre de Recherches en Psychanalyse, Médicine et Société at the University of Paris VII–Diderot. She is the author of numerous essays on psychoanalysis and on culture published in Europe and America.

Attendance fee: $25 per meeting
For students with ID: $10 per meeting

Attendance is free for all members of Après-Coup as well as for the faculty and students of the School of Visual Arts.

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